URPL PhD student Chris Spahr completed his term as Norman Gill Policy fellow for the City of Milwaukee. His report, "An Apple a Day", has garnered significant media attention, mentioned in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story "Report: Milwaukee continues to struggle with obesity" and opinion piece "Milwaukee's weight problem".
URPL alumna Heather Stouder (MS '04) has been appointed Director of the City of Madison Planning Division by Mayor Paul Soglin. Congratulations, Heather! News story here.
The American Planning Association (APA), in partnership with the American Public Health Association (APHA), have awarded the Capital Region Healthy Communities (CRHC) coalition, of which URPL is a member, a Plan4Health Grant. Press release here.
Read more about these and previous news stories here.